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Thursday, March 9, 2017

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The Senate publishes a schedule of Senate committee hearings and floor sessions. The schedule is continually updated.

01 Links to days that have meetings scheduled are shown in red on the calendar.
 
Thursday, March 9, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1491 Osmek Wayzata tax increment financing (TIF) district #3 extension.
S.F. 690 Latz St. Louis Park tax increment financing (TIF) special rules modification.
S.F. 1383 Senjem Rochester tax increment financing (TIF) district tax increment use modification.
S.F. 1001 Franzen Edina 2014 special law file approval time extension.
S.F. 1413 Torres Ray Richfield tax increment financing (TIF) district five-year rule extension.

 
Thursday, March 9, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Bruce D. Anderson
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

S.F. 450 was added to the agenda


Agenda: 
S.F. 450 Abeler Military personnel and disabled veterans free state park passes conditions modification.
S.F. 1694 Ruud General John Vessey Day June 29 designation, statue placement in State Capitol requirement and appropriation.
S.F. 1596 Anderson, P. Veterans' Voices radio programming appropriation.
S.F. 1703 Mathews Atomic Veterans Day July 16 designation.
S.F. 1700 Anderson, B. Offense of impersonation extension to veterans and military member clarification.
S.F. 1699 Anderson, B. Military pay and military retirement pay income tax subtractions extension to military technicians.
S.F. 1710 Hawj Hmong Veterans Day May 14 designation.
S.F. 861 Newton Disabled veterans homestead credit maximum exclusion amount extension and increase.
S.F. 1862 Fischbach Low-income veterans' dependents burial in state veterans cemeteries policy development requirement.

 
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 720 Dahms Minnesota premium security plan as a state-based reinsurance program with Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association administration authorization and appropriation; provider taxes authorization; reinsurance tax imposition *Pending referral.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
** Reconvening 15 min after floor session adjournment**
DUE TO DEADLINES, THIS LIST IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. ANY BILLS NOT HEARD ON
     THURSDAY WILL BE TAKEN UP FRIDAY MARCH 10th 9-12 in room 1150.
S.F. 1251 Anderson, P. Legislative commission on cyber security establishment.
S.F. 1293 Utke Workers compensation provisions modifications; workers compensation advisory council recommendations and department of labor and industry (DLI) proposals adoption; forbearance of accounts owed to a special compensation fund authorization; intervention procedures modification.
S.F. 1288 Utke Program simplification and uniformity advisory committee establishment; civil commitment, assertive community treatment and intensive residential treatment services, Minnesota family investment program innovation funds, and appeals and fair hearings for Northstar Care for Children provisions modifications.
S.F. 1154 Utke Human services financing reform task force establishment.
S.F. 1130 Newton Veterans hiring preference establishment on the legislature and state courts.
S.F. 1575 Pratt Minnesota racing commission ongoing operation appropriation.
S.F. 769 Newman Agency rules adoption legislative approval requirement.
S.F. 1778 Jensen, S. Per diem living expenses for legislators preclusion during a special session.
S.F. 537 Abeler Occupational therapy practice board creation.
S.F. 1581 Abeler Prescribed pediatric extended care centers licensure requirement.
S.F. 925 Clausen Legislative health care workforce commission expiration extension and work plan report requirement and appropriation.
S.F. 106 Clausen State capitol grounds World War I veterans court of honor plaque placement.
S.F. 799 Benson MNsure board, human services department (DHS) and health department (MDH) interagency agreements and intra-agency transfers modification.
S.F. 846 Hoffman, J. Parenting with a disability support services pilot project establishment and appropriation.

 
Thursday, March 9, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

S.F.609 has already been heard by the committee and was laid over. The bill will be referred to the E-12 Finance Committee.
Agenda: 
S.F. 924 Housley Winona State University HealthForce Minnesota grant appropriation to develop educational materials to increase awareness of senior care opportunities.
S.F. 1559 Draheim Public postsecondary educational systems consulting work report requirement.
S.F. 1242 Anderson, P. Public postsecondary education concurrent enrollment provisions modifications; MnSCU (Minnesota State Colleges and Universities) board of trustees supplemental instruction program establishment requirement.
S.F. 1661 Abeler Developmental education reform plan proposal by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees requirement.
S.F. 609 Dahms Southwest Minnesota state university special education teacher education program additional school employee participation authorization.

 
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. David J. Osmek
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1706 Weber Renewable energy systems permitting provisions modifications.
S.F. 1742 Ruud Voice-over-Internet protocol service and Internet protocol-enabled service regulation prohibition.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Weber
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

If you wish to testify on the Senate Ag Policy Omnibus bill please contact the committee administrator at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1674 Weber Agriculture policy and technical provisions modifications.

 
Thursday, March 9, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle R. Benson
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Additional bills may be added and/or removed from the agenda.

If the committee does not finish its work during its regularly scheduled time, it will recess and reconvene in MSB Room 1150 or at the call of the chair.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1032 Relph Traumatic brain injury definition for state traumatic brain injury program modification; fetal alcohol syndrome reduction program appropriation.
S.F. 1010 Nelson Specialized care facilities provisions modifications; nursing facility services access hardship area determination criteria modification.
S.F. 593 Nelson Prescription drug coverage prior authorization requirements modification; prescription drug benefit transparency and disclosure requirement.
S.F. 730 Rosen Opiate stewardship program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1058 Jensen, S. Hennepin county juvenile psychiatric hospital construction moratorium exception authorization.
S.F. 1309 Jensen, S. Physicians restrictive noncompete agreements prohibition.
S.F. 1517 Abeler Health maintenance organizations (HMO) quality of care complaints record and data provisions modifications.
S.F. 1050 Abeler 340B drugs identity and report process development requirement; federally qualified health centers to submit claims for payment directly to commissioner of human services; federally qualified health centers and rural clinics provisions modification and appropriation.
S.F. 1496 Benson Collaborative community dental hygiene services requirements modification and dental assisting services requirements establishment.

 
Thursday, March 9, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on E-12 Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1510 Goggin Public schools monthly utility consumption data maintenance requirement.
S.F. 1829 Gazelka Independent school district #2759, Eagle Valley; school district reorganization operating debt bond issue authorization and transition aid for districts attaching territory; school districts dissolution and attachment procedures modification.
S.F. 1475 Pratt Statewide MCA and MTAS testing participation financial incentives to school districts authorization.
S.F. 1756 Utke Alternative teacher preparation grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1281 Eichorn Public school students to attend courses at nonpublic schools authorization.
S.F. 1474 Eichorn Innovation zones for school districts and charter schools creation and appropriation.
S.F. 1847 Kent Education rollout sites designation and task force establishment and appropriation; student performance demographic data clarification.
**Bills may be added or removed, as needed. The order of bills may
     change, as needed.**
     
     Please contact the committee administrator Tricia Elite at
     tricia.elite@senate.mn by 3pm on March 8th, if you want to testify.

 
4:30 p.m.  
Thursday, March 9, 2017
***Revision 3: Editing change***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Gary H. Dahms
04:30 PM or At the Call of the Chair
Room G-23 Capitol

*The A-5 delete all amendment for SF 444 and is now available.*

Other bills may be added and/or removed from the agenda. Please contact the committee administrator Adam Axvig at 651-296-4175 or adam.axvig@senate.mn if you want to testify.
Agenda: 
S.F. 444 Dahms 3.2 malt liquor labeling requirements authorization.
S.F. 1738 Jensen, S. Access to participating primary care providers by health plan companies enrollees requirement.
S.F. 1963 Benson Health insurance coverages provisions modifications.

 
6:48 p.m.  
Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Senate has returned from recess at 6:48 p.m.

 
7:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 9, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Local Government
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Dan D. Hall
07:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

S.F. 1749 has been removed by author
Agenda: 
S.F. 1011 Chamberlain Transit financial activity auditing and reporting requirement and appropriation.

 

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